Coleophoridae

0490 (ABH37.005) Coleophora lutipennella, (Zeller, 1838)

KR02453

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Adults are often flying some distance from the host plant.

The larvae form a pear-shaped silken case, initially on the underside of a leaf, moving its case to an angle of twigs to over-winter.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Wingspan: 10-12mm.
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.)
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status: Local

Habitat

Oak woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 60 (22.2%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 01 April to 24 August

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 03 November to 03 November

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Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths

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